Posts from November 2011

Relax With A Raw Chocolate Malt

Relax With A Raw Chocolate Malt

Posted on November 29 2011 | (2) Comments
Category:Raw Snacks and Desserts

Maca is a root that comes from South America and has a taste like chicory, similar to coffee. It is known to regulate the hypothalamus gland’s production of cortisol, the stress hormone.

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Fresh Breath with Raw Food Recipes

Fresh Breath with Raw Food Recipes

Posted on November 16 2011 | (0) Comments
Category:Raw Juices and Smoothies

Hello again.  Today, I’m going to talk about a subject that has a lot of people closed-mouthed:  halitosis.  Bad breath has killed many a night of romance.  It’s also cut short more than one business conversation.  

That’s why I love parsley.  This familiar herb is used as a garnish on many plates, but unfortunately, it usually remains uneaten.  Few people realize that this green, curly herb is high in nutrients, has many health benefits, and freshens your breath, too.

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Raw ‘finger foods,’ including snacks, hors d’oeuvres and munchies, are a great when you gather with friends, family, and colleagues.  Imagine a platter piled high with fresh and dried fruits, raw nuts, and sliced vegetables.  It’s easy to put together and looks beautiful, too.  It needs no refrigeration and stays fresh and delicious for hours.

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It really brightens up my days to know that people have enjoyed reading my books.  So I was especially pleased to see a recent glowing review by Joanna Steven, a raw food enthusiast, who weighed in on my raw food sweets and treats book Raw for Dessert.

As part of her review, Joanna included a variation that uses my Almond Crust Recipe. Almond Crust is easy.  It has just 3 ingredients: nuts, dates, and salt.  You simply process them together and then use your fingers to form a crust in a pie or tart pan.  (This is a terrific thing to do with kids)

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